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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Ekadīpiya Thera:1.Ekadīpiya Thera.-An arahant.Ninety-four kappas ago he kept a lamp lighted all night near the thūpa built over the relics of Siddhattha Buddha.For seventy-seven kappas he was in heaven and was thirty-one times king of the devas.Twenty-eight times be was king among men.His body shone like the sun,and he could see a distance of one hundred leagues.His palace in heaven was called Ekadīpi.He entered the Order at the age of four (?) and in a fortnight became an arahant.Ap.ii.373.

2.Ekadīpiya Thera.-An arahant.In the past he had lighted a lamp before the salala-bodhi of the Buddha Padumuttara.Sixteen thousand kappas ago he was four times king under the name of Candābha.Ap.i.189.

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